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The West is resisting international calls for chemical-arms transport supplies of potential use in fighting Syria's rebels, Foreign Policy reports.
Dec. 11, 2013 | Diane Barnes | Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament , Verification and Monitoring , Nuclear Weapons Programs
Iran stopped construction at a military base that some experts allege once hosted nuclear weapon-related experiments, a Washington think tank says.
Dec. 12, 2013 | Missile Defense
The Pentagon has invited three contractors to fine-tune their competing designs for a new kill vehicle for the nation's homeland missile-defense system.
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Dec. 12, 2013 | Jordain Carney | Terrorism
Former CIA Director Leon Panetta appears to have unintentionally leaked "top secret" details of a major counterterrorism raid to a Hollywood script writer.
Dec. 12, 2013 | Stacy Kaper | Sanctions, Nuclear , Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament , Nuclear Weapons Programs , Delivery Systems
Lindsey Graham is typically one of the Senate's strongest defense supporters, but he threatened Wednesday to vote against an annual military-policy bill.
Dec. 12, 2013 | Deterrence
Moscow on Wednesday reaffirmed it may retaliate with atomic weapons to a hypothetical conventional strike, the Associated Press reports.
Dec. 12, 2013 | Jordain Carney | Preparedness and Response, Nuclear , Bio-Preparedness and Response , Preparedness and Response, Chemical
Alejandro Mayorkas's nomination to be the next deputy Homeland Security leader is bound for the full Senate, over strong objections from a key Republican.
Dec. 12, 2013 | Chemical Nonproliferation and Disarmament
Angola, Myanmar and South Sudan appear poised to join the global treaty that bans chemical weapons, Agence France-Presse reports.
Dec. 11, 2013 | Sanctions, Nuclear , Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament
Iran said talks are advancing on a detailed plan to comply with a nuclear accord sealed last month, according to a Reuters report.
Prospects for seeing a new U.S. defense authorization law before year's end may hinge on whether GOP senators drop demands for votes on amendments.
Quote of the Day
Croatian Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic, calling for public debate over whether his nation should agree to temporarily host Syrian chemical-warfare materials during transfer between ships.
We can take part in the noble project, or we don't have to.